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Universal Palms Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

The only thing good about this hotel is its location. Everything is dirty, worn,smelly,rusted,stained or nonfunctional. The smell of sewage is unacceptable...Customer Service is unsatisfatory, wifi hardly works and the grounds are filthy...Worst Hotel Stay Ever...Sheets are gross..and pubic hairs were everywhere....Oh and the railway outside..trainssss...JUST GROSSSS!

Thank LuvMeSumTrvl
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Pool and marble décor really pretty. Liked rooms accessible from outside. Rooms ok but could have been nicer. The rooms were clean, just very plain. Also there was not a full length mirror in room. Really important to females. Desk staff nice, friendly.

Thank Char C
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 13 December 2015

I read a comment from the hotel saying the trains only blow their horns for emergencies, this is not true. They do it all the time and it's loud. The hotel is also located close to a busy road where our room was located. I spilled something on the tile floor and the white towel I used to clean it...

Thank Cliff M
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

If you're in for an adventurous stay then you're at the right place. Staff was quick and friendly, nothing to complain about that. But the rooms! OMG, when entering the bathroom I found the room was already occupied by a cockroach. The hotel is located next to a train crossing and the trains signals every approach loud and clear. But...

Thank Mikael Å
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

I'm going to start off by saying that I purchased my stay on Groupon and it did not list that you need to be 25 years old to stay here. I am only 22. My problems started upon arrival we had to wait AN HOUR to check in. There were 3 people in line ahead of us and 2 behind...

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Excellent hotel for train spotters as trains virtually pass through your room all night, every half an hour the driver will pull the chain on his big hooter and scare the bejesus out of you. Also on arrival i was informed that there was a compulsory charge for the room safe even if you had no intention of using it,...

Thank lethba
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Very big and clean rooms. Very close to hwy 95 and to sawgrass mills. The hotel personnel have a 5* attitude and they are very helpfull! Specially Jacques!! Excellent price for this hotel thru booking.com ! The minus is the train that you can hear all night!!

Thank Bigklau25
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Found this hotel by chance. Rooms were clean and tidy. Had a great evening sat in the bar, amazing food and great service. Cindy and Lauren were great and even helped us with our with travel plans. Really helpful friendly staff who made us feel really welcome. Lovely hotel, great atmosphere, would recommend.

Thank wayne p
Whitmore Lake, Michigan
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Just want to shout out to Jacques, the hotel concierge who made our stay an absolutely delightful experience. The service he provided us was completely professional, courteous, and very helpful. The Hotel was really nice as well. We had a wonderful stay and we will definitely stay there again. The rates are awesome as well and I would highly recommend...

Thank Turbo060
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

I don't remember what star rating we got on this hotel when me and my wife was checking for a place to stay, but I must say this one is a gem!!! Talk about been treated like royalty , the staff ( especially Jacques), the pool,the quiet, the grill ❤️it

Thank Everton G

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Universal Palms Hotel is one block from Lockhart Stadium in the Cypress Creek business district, 11 miles from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, and 4 miles from the beach. Adjacent to Interstate 95, the hotel is four miles east of Florida's Turnpike and Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, nine miles from downtown Fort Lauderdale (Las Olas Boulevard), 10 miles from Port Everglades and Coconut Creek Casino, 13 miles from Sawgrass Mills, and 24 miles from Sawgrass Recreation Park (Everglades). Hotel amenities include the sundeck and pool, garden courtyard and exercise room. The hotel also offers free parking, Wi-Fi access in lobby and pool areas, and one of the largest pools in Ft. Lauderdale. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Universal Palms Hotel

Address: 4900 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-3113
Region: United States > Florida > Broward County > Fort Lauderdale
Price Range: ₹ 3,435 - ₹ 21,839 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Universal Palms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 191
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Also Known As:
El Palacio Fort Lauderdale
Hotel El Palacio
Hotel Style:
#38 Business Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
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“5th floor housekeepers”
Janelli_Santana, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Not sure of a good room. The Wifi on fifth floor was very poor. Side near train was loud.”
Scubabudie, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Nowhere is quiet”
377lornam, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“No tips..states free wifi, but was not in our room. Read other reviews.”
883SandraG, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“No rooms place is the worst”
allenmoure, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
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